Emmy-winning actor Leslie Jordan dies at 67 – NBC Chicago

Actor and comedian Leslie Jordan, best known for his work on “American Horror Story” and who became a social media star during the pandemic, has died at the age of 67, his spokesperson has confirmed.

Jordan, known for his short stature of 4’11” and who has appeared in ‘Will & Grace’, ‘The Cool Kids’ and the movie ‘The Help’ among others, has become an even more notable star during the pandemic with his thoughts on social media that have become memes.

He posted on Instagram a day before his death.

“The world is definitely a much darker place today without the love and light of Leslie Jordan. Not only was he a mega talent and a joy to work with, but he provided emotional sanctuary for the nation at the time. one of his toughest times. he lacked size which he made up for in generosity and greatness as a son, brother, entertainer, comedian, partner and human being. Knowing that he left the world at the peak of his life professional and personal is the only consolation one can have today,” Jordan’s spokesperson told NBC News by phone.

Jordan reportedly died in a car accident in Hollywood on Monday morning after suffering a type of medical incident.

The Los Angeles Police Department said there was a crash at 9:30 a.m. on Cahuenga Boulevard and Roman Street in Hollywood that killed the driver. The vehicle was rammed into a wall, police said.

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